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Our Staff at St. George Institute

The St. George International Teacher Training Institute academic staff are all qualified and experienced individuals who undertake their duties with a serious approach and dedicated in ensuring students receive the highest levels of individual attention, alongside superior guidance & motivation. St. George offer a range of Teacher Training Courses to suit modern requirements.

Staff Members

Dr. Hashini Abeysena

Senior Lecturer

Doctor of Philosophy, TESOL, Deakin University, Australia
CELTA - Cambridge English Language Assessment: International Licentiate to Teach English to non-native speakers of English
Master of Arts in Examination of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya
BA in English & Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya

Dr. Rohan Abeywickrama

Senior Lecturer

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, Australia
MA in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Post Graduate Institute of English, Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (SUSL)
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia
Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (SUSL)

Dr. Sujeewa Polgampala

Senior Lecturer

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Specialized in Higher Education-Huazhong University of Science & Technilogy, China
M.Sc in Science Education -University of Peradeniya
B.Sc - University of Kelaniya
Post Graduate Diploma in Education Teaching English as a Second Language(TESL)-University of Colombo
Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management (Merit)-NIE -Maharagama
English Socialized Trained -Teachers' College -Peradeniya
Diploma in Advanced English for Academic & Administrative Purposes -University of Colombo

Ms. Nicola Lauretta Nakashima

Senior Lecturer

Doctor of Business Administration - Lincoln University College, Malaysia (Reading)
Master of Arts (MA) in Education - University of Bath, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Hons) in Leadership and Management - Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Professional Diploma in Marketing :Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom

Ms. Kaushali Amaradiwakara

Senior Visiting Lecturer of Psychology & Psychotherapy Certified Trainer, Business & Life Coach

PhD in Psychology, Lincoln University - Malaysia (Reading)
MSc in Psychology, Coventry University - UK
BA in Humanities, University of Kelaniya - Sri Lanka
Adv. Dip in Communications, MDIS - Singapore
Professional Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Sri Lanka

Ms.Nourah Mouftaou Sanni

Senior Lecturer

Master of Education, Murdoch University, Australia
CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English to Adults, British Council, Colombo
Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Murdoch University, Australia
Licentiateship in Teaching Speech and Drama, Victoria College of Music, United Kingdom

Mr. Jeewaka Fernando

Senior Lecturer

Master of Information Technology (Network Security) , Charles Sturt University, Australia
Bachelor of Science (Defence Studies) in Management and Technical Sciences, Gen Sir John Kothalawala Defence University, Sri Lanka
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .Net Framework
Certified Information Security Expert
Associate Member of Australian Computer Society
Member of Information Technology Professionals Association

Ms.Clare Fernando

Senior Lecturer

Master of Arts (MA) in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Language and Literature, Psychology, Western Classical Culture, University of Peradeniya
CELTA , British Council, Colombo

Ms. Dileesha Edirisinghe

Lecturer

Master of Education, Open University Colombo
Bachelor of Education at Open University Colombo
Diploma in Early childhood and Primary education at Open University Colombo

Ms. Sarojini Guruge

Senior Lecturer

Master of Arts (MA) in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya
Post Graduate Diploma in Education (TESOL), University of Colombo
BA in English, University of Sri Jayawardenapura

Mr. Harsha Buddhadasa

Senior Lecturer

DBA-Reading (IIC University of Technology- Cambodia)
MBA (Open University Sri Lanka)
NDHRM (CIPM)
CCHRM (CIPM)

Ms. Shashika Senanayake

Lecturer

Master of Early Childhood Eudcation, Roehampton University, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Genreal Studies, Aquinas University College
Diploma in Nursery and Montessori Method of Education, Havelock Gardens Training Center
Licentiate Diploma in Teaching English for Speakers of other languages, The Colombo Academy of Language Skills and Dramatic Arts

Ms. Menaka Silva

Senior Lecturer

Master of Education (M.Ed), Asia e University, Malaysia
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Associate Diploma in Performance (Speech and Drama), Trinity College, United Kingdom

Ms. Fathima Huzrah

Lecturer

Master of Arts (MA) in Lingusitics, University of Kelaniya
BA in English studies Theory and practice, University of Colombo

Ms. Shehani Ariyarathne

Senior Lecturer

PGD in Education, Open Univerisity Sri Lanka
Master of Education, Open Univerisity Sri Lanka
Bachelor of Education, Open Univerisity Sri Lanka

Ms. Leanne Senn

Lecturer

Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) in Special Needs Education, Open University Sri Lanka
Diploma in Early Childhood and Preschool Education, Open University Sri Lanka

Ms. Fathima Hazrah

Lecturer

Bachelor of Arts in English Studies: Theory and Practice, University of Colombo
Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya

Ms. Safeena Nawman

Lecturer

MSc Counseling Psychology
B.Ed in Early Childhood Education
Advanced Diploma in Preschool Education
HND in AMI ( Association of Montessori International)

Ms. Loretta Fernando

Lecturer

Diploma in Montessori Method of Education Child Psychology,
Diploma in Early Childhood Development & Pre-school Education.,
22 years experience in the Montessori field

MS. Thamosha Tharindi

Lecturer

MSc Technology Management ( Staffordshire University)
BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology ( Staffordshire University)

Ms. Minoli Rodrigo

Lecturer

Master of Philosophy In Psychology (MPhil), University of Peradeniya
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of Peradeniya
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology and Counselling, Aquinas University College
Diploma in Psychology and Counselling , Aquinas University College (University of Galway, Ireland)

Ms. Jathushika Pradhaban

Lecturer

MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology (UK)
BSc (Hons) in Psychology (UK)
Certificate in Drug Counselling (SL)
Advanced Certificate in Psychological Counselling (SL)

Ms. Anjalee Senarath

Lecturer

Master of Business Administration (University of Colombo)
BSc. Finance (Special) (University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka)
CIMA–UK (Passed Finalist)
ICASL (CAB II)

Ms. Thisuri Jayathilaka

Lecturer

Master of Business Administration (PIM-USJ)
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing, CIM (Reading)
BSc Hon. International Business (Plymouth, UK)

Ms. Diana Theresa

Lecturer

Msc in Clinical & Health Psychology : Reading (University of West London)
BSc in Psychology (Coventry, UK)
Adv. Dip in Teaching, Training & Assessing (City & Guilds)

Ms. Hasanthi Pamoda

Lecturer

ACMA CGMA (CIMA: United Kingdom)
Master of Development Studies, University of Colombo
Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Economics) Special, University of Colombo
Reading for MPhil in Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Ms. Faiqa Najumudeen

Lecturer

Bachelor of Arts ( Hons) in Psychology, University of Kelaniya
Diploma in Counselling, National Institute of Social Development

Ms. Nethushika Aponso

Lecturer

Master of Business Administration, University of Bedfordshire (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Operations & Technology Management, University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Professional Qualification in Human Resources Management, CIPM

Ms. Bhakthi Sandunwala

Lecturer

Master of Arts in Teaching Literature in a Second Language Context, Open University, SL
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychology, Institute for Mental Health

Ms.Koshila Karunanayake

Lecturer

Master of Arts (MA) in Teaching English as a Second Language, Open Univeristy of Sri Lanka
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Studies: Theory & Practise, University of Colombo

Ms. Dammika Dolewatte

Lecturer

BA in English, University if Sri Jayawardenepura
MA in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya
PGDE -TESL, University of Colombo

Ms. Anjalie Rajapakse

Lecturer

Masters in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Management Information Systems

Ms. Dimuthu Guruge

Lecturer

Bachelor of Business Administrations specialized International Business in University of Colombo
Attorney at Law, Sri Lankan Law College (Passed Finalist)

Miss. Rashantha Fernando

Head of Academic Affairs

Master of Science (Msc) in Business and Organization Psychology, Coventry University, UK
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Adminisration, Northumbria University, UK
HND in Business Administration, Edecxcel, UK
HND in Human Resource Management, Edexcel, UK

Ms. Dhanushika Madushani

Academic Administrator

Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences : Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Master of Business Administration : Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Miss. Nimesha Perera

Marketing Executive

Master of Business Administration, University of Northampton UK (Reading)
Bachelor of Science in International Accounting
Pearson BTEC Level 5 - HND in Business Management, UK
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK

Ms. Thilini Pinpuradewage

Accountant

Bachelor of Sciene (Hons) Accountancy and Business Finance, Wayamba Univeristy, Sri Lanka ,
Charted Executive Level Qualified, Instiutes of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka